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We Dance We Work We Sing

19 March
Ayesha Casely-Hayford We Dance We Work We Sing

Solo Theatre  My solo theatre piece created in workshop with director Colin Watkeys is called “We Dance We Work We Sing”. I used Colin’s creative techniques to create my show. Everyone can learn these techniques! Just go along to his Face to Face Festivals and workshops currently at the Actors Centre, Covent Garden. We Dance We Work We […]

Whose London?

30 December
Ayesha Casely-Hayford

In November at The Southwark Playhouse we performed our play about the changes happening in Brixton London “Where Will We Live?” The Southwark Playhouse  is a lovely theatre venue in Elephant and Castle. There are two theatre spaces, “The Large” and “The Little”. We were in The Little, feeling large because with just over one […]

Notting Hill Carnival – Jumping Up

01 September
Ayesha Casely-Hayford and Helen Boast

An amazing last few months! Shooting my second feature film with Tony Oldham and Blackstone Valentine, discovering Notting Hill Carnival.  Freedom, Jumping Up with Mas With A Difference and the Eclipse Band, costumes beautifully made by Flora Nabena. So much pride and love in these two Carnival days. And rum (spot the flasks).    Ayesha […]

Notting Hill Carnival 2015

21 August
Ayesha Casely-Hayford (actress) and Helen Boast (music photographer) At Notting Hill Carnival 2013

CARNIVAL! Notting Hill Carnival will be here soon. Apart from going along to watch with mates over the years, Carnival, is not something I know much about. We don’t celebrate it in Ghana, I don’t really understand it. SO I am doing it! This year, I have been invited to learn about Carnival and experience it properly […]

Samba Across The Border

24 July
Ayesha Casely-Hayford MOT Real Models

With all the news of migrants migrants migrants and advice to lock your doors before they sneak onto the back of your lorry…“Samba” is necessary gorgeousness. “Samba”, co written and directed by Olivier Nakache and Eric Toledano, is the story of Samba Cisse, a Senegalese migrant, and his fight to remain in France. He meets […]